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"It's bitter," a man who admitted eating a small container of methamphetamine - plastic bag and all - described its taste to a Bedford County deputy. Matthew Thomas Vincent, 44, of Bugscuffle Road allegedly swallowed approximately 1 gram as he was being detained following a traffic stop Friday on Madison Street... more
A report from Shelbyville-Bedford County's new economic development director, Shane Hooper, was included on Shelbyville City Council's study session agenda Tuesday. "My family and I have settled into Shelbyville comfortably and are excited to be in Shelbyville and Bedford County. We appreciate everyone's hospitality."... more
Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen recently received a $10,000 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, a ministry of the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church, which will be used to support the ongoing efforts of feeding needy families in the community, according to the non profit's Ways and Means Committee... more
Bedford County Health Department will begin using a new appointment system for COVID-19 vaccinations starting on Monday. No vaccine will be given without an appointment. Currently, the vaccine is being offered to those 75 and older as well as first responders and healthcare workers. ... more
In the first 10 days of the new year, 536 residents of Bedford County have tested positive for the coronavirus. During that 10 days, there were 1,546 tests conducted in the county. The resulting positivity rate of 34 precent is around six times what the CDC and others say is necessary to have any idea of how widespread the virus is... more
Two suspects have been charged with cutting the lock off a storage unit on Highway 82 South in December and taking three televisions, a kitchen faucet, tools and personal documents. Amanda Lynn Cobb, 34, of Murfreesboro and Matthew Francis Callaghan, 35, of Port St. Lucie, Florida are charged with burglary, theft of property (over $1,000), forgery and identity theft, the Bedford County Sheriff's Office said... more
Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development and Tourism (ED&T) Division is about to hand the City 3 years worth of requested financial documentation - data which the City in turn hopes will demonstrate how the board has spent over a half million dollars of local hotel/motel tax revenues... more
Most of Tennessee's 95 counties either currently have a limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine or are waiting, like Bedford, on a new supply to arrive, Tennessee Department of Health officials say. TDH shared the following information with the public on Thursday... more
This cold weather is going to persist through your weekend with partly cloudy skies and highs ranging from the upper 30s to low 40s but dropping into the mid-20s at night. We have a chance of a little more rain and snow returning to our area Monday and Monday night so keep up with the latest forecast... more
Bedford County received just enough snow Thursday night to be enjoyable, while it lasted. It was just enough of a dusting for "Jade" to enjoy a morning of running and making tracks. Snow surrounded Roberts Chapel off U.S. 41A North, which was clear for travel early Friday morning. more
Ted Birtcil of Bell Buckle, a local realtor the last 16 years, recently moved his license over to Simmons Realty, 104 East Depot St. Birtcil and wife, Pam, have 3 children and 2 grandchildren. … more
Mary Kay Independent Sales Director Rachel Kasprzyk of Shelbyville has earned the use of the exclusive Mary Kay pink Cadillac, an iconic symbol of success, and the most coveted incentive awarded by the company. "I am so excited and proud to lead such an amazing group of women," she said recently. ... more
A 15-year-old boy was sprayed in the face with chemical spray after allegedly physically resisting arrest attempts by two Bedford County deputies Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff's office report said. Law enforcement had been called after the boy allegedly punched his father 10 times in the chest and shoulder areas at an Avalon Drive home... more
SHELBYVILLE - John G. Simms, Counsellor at Law, has removed to Shelbyville and will attend to business in the courts at Shelbyville only; his other avocation will prevent his attention as an Attorney. Persons wishing to employ him as counsellor in their suits and during the trial of them, can find him at his house in Shelbyville... more
Bedford County Board of Education members, with a full slate of agenda items coming into the new year, said recently that they're hopeful of making greater strides into the remainder of the school year. Board chair Diane Neeley said Tuesday of course COVID-19 continues to dominate discussions at school board meetings. "It seems Covid-19 and school is the biggest challenge continuing into 2021. As we move forward CDC guidelines will continue to be followed."... more
While it may accommodate long lines of traffic, some local residents believe the county's new COVID-19 testing site at 2119 Midland Road at the Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center is less than ideal. Seniors said Tuesday they waited in line for an hour or more, only to be told the county's vaccine supply is already depleted... more
Prior to Christmas break, Thomas Magnet School Student Council collected 3,850 canned items, which were donated to Community Outreach. The collection was nearly double in size from 2019. Haylie Spence is sponsor. more
A man who allegedly forced his way into an ex-girlfriend's Shoma Drive home on New Year's morning and attacked her was found by police and arrested later in the day. Joel Adam Alexander, 57, of Murfreesboro broke and climbed through a window, punched the victim in the face and strangled her to near-unconsciousness, Officer Matt Sharp of the Shelbyville Police Department said... more
Bailey Dineen (left) and Laterra Clay were recently welcomed as new Shelbyville Police Department officers. They are headed to Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy, where they will complete 12 weeks of intense training before rejoining the patrol division, SPD recently stated. more
When Community Elementary students and staff return to class Tuesday, following Christmas break, the hours will likely be marked with sadness, due to the loss of the school's beloved music teacher, Andrew Dale Briggs, over the holiday break. The local educator passed away Saturday at Stonecrest Medical Center in Smyrna. He was 57... more
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